France

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects 'Czech Trump' as many countries see rise in far-right support

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Several countries have seen a rise in support for far-right parties and some have even managed to get into government

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

The French Civil Code says children can be given any name unless it is against the interests of the child

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

The boy was bitten by a dog in Sri Lanka but became ill when he returned home to France

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally over thinking it's a traitorous event', says Peter Hain

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally rather than view it as traitorous', says Peter Hain

We need to look at OECD survey rationally, says Peter Hain

The former MP for Neath and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which predicted Brexit to have a negative economic impact

OECD survey 'an attempt to interfere in UK democratic rights' says Leave.EU co-founder

OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning, says Leave.EU co-founder

'OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning'

Richard Tice, the co-founder of Leave.EU and Leave Means Leave co-chair, spoke to Julia about the OECD's predictions about Brexit and the call for a second referendum

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa says it is necessary to bring harassment in the street into the law

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

French spy accidentally sends important text to suspected extremist he was spying on

French spy accidentally sends vital text to suspected extremist he was watching

French spy accidentally sends vital text to suspected extremist he was watching

The investigation into the alleged extremist has now ended in the wake of the text

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Activists claim they are trying to prove how easily nuclear power plants can come under attack

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Former French Prime Minister says Catalonia independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Manuel Valls, who is a resident in Barcelona, made the comments in a local TV interview

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Thousands of people have signed a petition in an attempt to protect pigeons in Paris, after Mayor Remy Feraud announced a plan to remove the birds.  Feraud, the mayor of the 10th arrondissement, announced that he wants to introduce three falcons and two hawks to scare away the pigeons in the Rue du Buisson Saint-Louis area.  However, despite piegons usually being hated by many, so far 17,000 people have signed a petition against the move.  It was organised by charity Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux and

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

The council claims the pigeons cause up to €150,000 worth of damage to social housing

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old had 'consensual sex'

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as prosecutors say 11-year-old consented to sex

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old 'consented to sex'

The man is now only faces charges of sexually assaulting a minor

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

The woman had stabbed the dog because it was holding her cat in its mouth

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Research suggests climate change is not as threatened as believed to be

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

The research was conducted by scientists at the University of Oxford

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in Lyon - reports

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

The two victims - reported to be women - are being treated after the incident in Chalon-Sur-Saone

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Frenchman catches enormous tuna and surfs to shore off Atlantic beach

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

Philippe de Lepervanche managed to lasso the 100-kilo fish and bring it to shore

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer calls for boycott of magazines publishing intrusive photos

A French court has ordered magazine Closer to pay €100,000 (£91,700) to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for topless photos it published

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'You're STILL the princess' - Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

'You're STILL the princess' - Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

The Princess of Wales died in 1997, following a car accident in Paris

Fans of Princess Diana expected to gather at Kensington Palace to mark her death

Fans of Princess Diana gather at Kensington Palace to mark 20-year anniversary of her death

Fans of Diana gather at Kensington Palace to mark anniversary of her death

The Princess of Wales died in 1997 following a car accident in Paris

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

The judge said the decision was not based on the religious views of Muslims and Jews but it was based on the children's interests

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted in the wake of Princess Diana's death

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted in the wake of Princess Diana's death

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted after Princess Diana's death

The Prince revealed more clearly how Charles was there for him and his brother

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

A woman was killed after a van was driven into a bus stop on Monday

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Police say they are working to find out whether or not the incident was deliberate.

Barcelona: What we know so far about suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub

Younes Abouyaaqoub: What we know about Barcelona terror suspect so far

Younes Abouyaaqoub: What we know about Barcelona terror suspect so far

Police are searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub as it is thought that he may have driven a van into crowds of people at Las Ramblas

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Migrant camp evacuated by police just one month after last evacuation

Migrant camp evacuated by police - just one month after last evacuation

Migrant camp evacuated by police just one month after last evacuation

Buses took the migrants out of the camp in Paris to 18 different locations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

One dead after a car rams into a pizzeria in France

One dead after car rams into a pizzeria in France

One dead after a car rams into a pizzeria in France

The incident took place in Sept-Sorts, located 55 kilometres outside of the capital of Paris

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

At least 20 dead in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

The attack occurred shortly after 9pm on Sunday, and the assailants were killed by security forces

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Six officers were injured in the town of Levallois-Perret

Paris attack: Man shot, arrested on French motorway

Paris attack: Man shot, arrested on French motorway

Man was apprehended in northern France and police investigating his link to attack

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

MP Charlie Elphicke says we need to work with France to send illegal immigrants back home

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

The incident took place in Levallois-Perret earlier on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Man arrested after Eiffel Tower incident returned to psychiatric hospital

Eiffel Tower 'Allahu Akhbar' attacker returned to psychiatric hospital

Eiffel Tower 'Allahu Akhbar' attacker returned to psychiatric hospital

The iconic French landmark was placed on lockdown after a man with a knife attempted to breach security on Saturday

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

The incident took place in the southern Reynerie district, and is the city's second fatal shooting in two months

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy faces criminal investigation over Qatar

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

It is claimed Nicolas Sarkozy accepted bribes to help Qatar win the 2022 World Cup bid

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Russian intelligence claimed to have used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Reuters reports intelligence officials created roughly 24 fake profiles to spy on associates of the French President during his campaign

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Mike Hartley-Brewer

France wildfires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia Hartley-Brewer's dad

France fires: 'We thought the house was a goner', says Julia's dad

The father of Julia Hartley-Brewer was one of the people evacuated in the Var region as a new fire erupted overnight

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor displaced by flames

France wildfires: 'No one has told us anything', says travel editor

Lisa Minot is the travel editor for The Sun, and has had to evacuate her campsite as the flames spread across southern France

Earl Spencer says he still suffers nightmares of 'harrowing' funeral for Diana, Princess of Wales

Princess Diana: Earl Spencer says he still gets nightmares from funeral

Earl Spencer says he still suffers nightmares of 'harrowing' Diana funeral

The brother of the Princess of Wales walked behind the funeral cortege in 1997

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Newborn baby found abandoned in French Mediterranean commune

Newborn baby found abandoned in French Mediterranean commune

Newborn baby found abandoned in French Mediterranean commune

The little boy had been left in a bush on the southern coastal commune

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

The incident occurred on the French island at 8am local time on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Migrants arrested in Calais after trying to be smuggled into Britain by plane

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

French police were able to prevent the plane from taking off by arresting its occupants on the tarmac at a nearby airfield

Emmanuel Macron calls for clarity on murder of Jewish woman as many claim attack was anti-Semitic

Macron calls for clarity on murder of Jewish woman as many claim attack was anti-Semitic

Emmanuel Macron calls for clarity after many claim murder was anti-Semitic

Sarah Halimi was killed at her apartment and other residents claimed the attacker was shouting 'Allahu Akbar'

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Firefighters battle major blaze in the south of France started by cigarette butt

French firefighters battle major blaze sparked by cigarette butt

French firefighters battle major blaze sparked by cigarette butt

The fire near to Saint-Cannat, near to Aix-en-Provence, covered 800 hectares of land

Emmanuel Macron blasted for condemning France's role in Vel D'Hiv raid

Emmanuel Macron blasted over Holocaust comments

Emmanuel Macron blasted over Holocaust comments

Several French Twitter users are not happy with the President for denouncing the state's role in the mass deportation of Jews in World War Two

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

During the Second World War, the government of Vichy France organised the mass deportation of Jewish people to concentration camps

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Donald Trump faces fresh firestorm after telling Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Trump faces fury after telling Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

The US president is currently in Paris on a diplomatic visit

'Nice remembers' - Tributes flood Twitter to mark the anniversary of terror attack

'Nice remembers': Tributes flood Twitter to mark anniversary of terror attack

'Nice remembers': Tributes flood Twitter to mark anniversary of attack

86 people died after a truck was driven into crowds gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely observed in foreign press

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

The meeting with the EU chief negotiator appears to have been barely noticed by the Belgian Press and almost completely ignored by mainstream French news outlets

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

 Police officers patrol the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017 in Paris, after a car crashed into a police van before bursting into flames. Police have now arrested an alleged Isis sympathiser in their own ranks

'Isis mole' in French police force charged

'Isis mole' in French police force charged

Officer arrested on suspicion of abetting jihadist brother as hundreds of migrants rounded up in Paris

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

One dead and six injured after shooting in France 'by gunman on scooter'

One dead and six injured after shooting in France 'by gunman on scooter'

One dead and six injured after shooting in France 'by gunman on scooter'

Extra security has now been put in place in La Reynerie

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Eight injured after shooting outside mosque in France

Eight injured in shooting outside mosque in France

Eight injured in shooting outside mosque in France

The incident is not thought to be related to terrorism, however it is being investigated by the criminal investigation department

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

Donald Trump could 'hastily visit UK this month to avoid protests'

A White House source has claimed there is a 'window of opportunity' for the President to visit the UK

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles away from destination

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles from destination

Drunk train driver detained after missing stop in France

A drunk train driver stopped at Saincaize, 8 miles away from the planned stop in Nevers

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